Professor Simon Collinson
B.A., M.A., DPhil. (SPRU, Sussex)
Head of Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham
Simon Collinson is Head of School and Professor of International Business and Innovation at Birmingham Business School. He is also a member of the British Academy of Management (BAM) Council and has held faculty positions at the universities of Edinburgh, Reading (Henley Business School) and Warwick. He held the posts of Deputy Dean and Associate Dean (MBAs) at Warwick Business School. His current research is on innovation and competitiveness in emerging economies, with a particular focus on China. He is the Guangbiao Visiting Professor at Zhejiang University in Hangzhou and works more broadly with multinational firms and UK government agencies China-related issues. Simon is also a Founder and Research Director at the Simplicity Partnership..